Official and Govt Documents

Official and government documents comprise any documents issued by international institutions and groupings, governments, parliaments and associated bodies.  This includes UN documents such as Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, institutional reports, treaty texts and international agreements, as well as statements, speeches, working papers, government briefings and other papers for consideration. The most recent official and govt docs can be found below.

Official and government documents comprise any documents issued by international institutions and groupings, governments, parliaments and associated bodies.  This includes UN documents such as Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, institutional reports, treaty texts and international agreements, as well as statements, speeches, working papers, government briefings and other papers for consideration. The most recent official and govt docs can be found below.

Author(s): House of Commons Defence Select Committee
27 March 2014

Read below the Conclusions and Recommendations of the House of Commons Defence Select Committee Enquiry into Deterrence in the twenty-first century, published in March 2014.  The full report is available to view on the House of Commons website.

Introduction...

Author(s): 35 countries: Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Cze ch Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Israel, It aly, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, New Ze aland, Norway, Philippines, Poland, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Vietnam
25 March 2014

The attached PDF is the joint statement by 35 states participating in the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit, hosted by the Netherlands on 24 and 25 March 2014.

The original is available to view here...

Author(s): Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo, Vice Minister for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Mexico
14 February 2014

The attached doc is a PDF of the Chair's Summary of the Conference on the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons Conference, held in Nayarit, Mexico, 13-14 February 2014.

Author(s): Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
13 February 2014

Vienna, 13 February 2014 – “Nuclear weapons are not only a permanent threat to all humankind but also a relic of the cold war that we must finally overcome. The international nuclear disarmament efforts require an urgent paradigm shift, not the least in light of the danger of...